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Table 2 Patient characteristics

From: Persistence of pulmonary tertiary lymphoid tissues and anti-nuclear antibodies following cessation of cigarette smoke exposure

Variables Gold 2/3/4 no steroid use (n = 10) Gold 2/3/4 Steroid use (n = 19)
Age, yr 66.8 (6.5) * 59.3 (8.4)
Gender, F/M 4/6 10/9
FEV 1 , % pred. 57.0 (12.0) * 45.4 (13.3)
FEV 1 /FVC, % 54.9 (12.8) * 44.1 (9.1)
  1. Data are expressed as mean(SD).
  2. Values with different superscript symbols are significantly different from each other.